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Product Owner

Full Time

Key Group

Product Owner Preston

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Due to increased business growth, we are now looking for another Product Owner to join the business.

As a Product Owner you will be the owner of a specified area within the enduring project team and responsible for prioritising and maintaining its backlog. You will be a key member of the team, owning the delivery of a high-quality customer-led product.

You will ensure focus on the items that will deliver the most significant business and market value. Working closely with the extended product teams to interpret and ensure alignment with strategy, roadmap, and business goals.

Your duties and responsibilities as a Product Owner:

  •  Responsible for defining, prioritising, and developing high-quality products and features that deliver demonstrable customer and business value.
  • Fully responsible for the product backlog and refining it to reflect priorities, balancing benefit with effort, risk, and technical complexity.
  • Work collaboratively to elaborate user stories and ensure the team understand requirements, goals, and how success will be measured.
  • Work collaboratively across the business to align priorities and identify and manage dependencies with other squads and technology teams.
  • Represent the customer and provide feedback to the team on performance of the product in the market and against targets.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Product and business to support the definition and development of the product roadmap and strategy.
  • Create detailed user stories that breakdown the epic into end-to-end functionality
  • Be responsible for defining a buffer of refined user stories for upcoming sprints.
  • Define and deliver acceptance criteria and the ‘Definition of Ready’ and ‘Definition of Done’ working collaboratively with the rest of the team
  • Act as an ambassador for Agile best practices, lead sprint reviews, and engage in daily stand ups and sprint retrospectives.

We welcome applications for this Product Owner role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Project Team, Product, Agile, Scrum, Communication Skills, Attention to Detail.

Benefits

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 28 with service
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • 1 charity day
  • Tier 1 pension
  • Simply Health
  • Life Assurance

Essential Skills

Your skills and experience:

Must have:

  • Understand customer, commercial, and business value of new product features
  • Apply agile analysis techniques for creating user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Understand the technology landscape of the product area they are working in
  • Good knowledge of agile Scrum methodology and practices
  • Produce high-quality artefacts to assist the team in development of the feature
  • Make sound prioritisation decisions based on value and effort/risk to deliver
  • Demonstrable ability to take ownership and make effective decisions
  • Delivery-focused with excellent attention to detail and a drive to resolve issues
  • Experience of applying data and insight to inform decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 

Desired Skills

Preferred:

  • 3+ year’s experience of working as a PO/PM with Agile development teams
  • Experience and knowledge of the financial services industry, with knowledge of the equity release market
  • Experience working with remote development teams and third parties

Technical / professional qualifications:

Certified Scrum Product Owner qualification desirable.

Most of all we look for people who display and work around the core values of our business:

Ambitious – to break ground to help our customers enjoy a better retirement.
Supportive – relationships are key to everything we do.
Personal – going above and beyond to offer exceptional service.
Integrity – honest, true, and transparent in all of our relationships.
Responsive – whatever the challenge we’ll deliver the right result.
Expert – experts in our field, our thirst for knowledge never stops

About Company

Our purpose is to help people finance a better retirement. Our mission is to be the UK’s leading later life lending company. Our connected portfolio of brands comprises of Key, Key Partnerships, more2life, The Equity Release Experts, and Air Group. https://www.wearekeygroup.co.uk/legal/privacy-policy

Essential Requirements

Your skills and experience:

Must have:

  • Understand customer, commercial, and business value of new product features
  • Apply agile analysis techniques for creating user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Understand the technology landscape of the product area they are working in
  • Good knowledge of agile Scrum methodology and practices
  • Produce high-quality artefacts to assist the team in development of the feature
  • Make sound prioritisation decisions based on value and effort/risk to deliver
  • Demonstrable ability to take ownership and make effective decisions
  • Delivery-focused with excellent attention to detail and a drive to resolve issues
  • Experience of applying data and insight to inform decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 

COVID-19 Product Owner Preston

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